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Thoughts from my new "WOW" book on "Fortitude."
Monday, April 05, 2010      7 comments

I picked up a new little book called, "WOW! Celebrations for the successes of life." Not that I've had too many lately, but that's just the point. I might at any time; one never knows. On the topic of fortitude, I found the following quote... Read more
I Was Just in a 7.2 Earthquake, Now there are Others
Sunday, April 04, 2010      10 comments

My stomach is hurting and my lunch is ready to come up. This was the second worst quake in all of my years here. SoCal is having a bunch of strong shakers within the last couple of hours. I will sleep in my clothes from now on. This is very ... Read more
Happy Easter and Happy Passover
Friday, April 02, 2010      8 comments

To all of my wonderful friends on SP, wishing all a wonderful weekend.... Read more
I Lost 10 Lbs!
Thursday, April 01, 2010      10 comments

APRIL FOOLS!... Read more
A Health Website That Advertises 18 Drugs AND Plastic Surgery! Why Does This Bother Me to the Poin
Monday, March 29, 2010      6 comments

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about how surprised I was to find four drug ads on the SP site. All of the responders to that blog said they either didn't notice, or ignored, these ads. They said that it was the same as the ads in magazines ... Read more
Obsessive Calorie Counting Can Lead to Eating Disorder?
Sunday, March 28, 2010      7 comments

I just heard a medical expert on the radio talking about a new article that covered a study tracking those who are obsessively using their iphones to track calories. The constant focus on calories seems to lead some to an eating disorder as the... Read more
Paying It Forward - To Myself
Friday, March 26, 2010      7 comments

I have decided to take this weekend to really look closely at my program. One thing I have decided to do, and I hesitate to write about it since it's almost insane (but what fun!), is that I am rewarding myself for my results in June - before I... Read more
Reassessing My Plateau
Thursday, March 25, 2010      6 comments

I have battled with a plateau for so long now. The Beck book talks about a long-duration plateau being a possible message from the body saying that I am at my goal weight. However, I asked a sparkfriend today how she dealt with plateaus wh... Read more
Plateau Queen Does Monthly Weigh-In, Gets New Equipment
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      9 comments

That would be me - Queen of the Plateaus. Yup, that's me. I've put off the weigh-in because, well, this plateau has lasted forever and ever. Amen. Weigh-in was fine. I get it already; I know how to maintain. Have tried everything to re... Read more
The Last Supper Painting & Portion Control
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      5 comments

Heard an interesting item on the radio today. Some historian has studied paintings throughout the ages of The Last Supper and found that, as they were painted throughout history, the food portions painted on the plates increased over time. Sp... Read more
Nothing to Say Today
Monday, March 22, 2010      8 comments

But just wanted the points. Have a good evening.... Read more
Molly The Owl & Her Eggs, Ready to Hatch - on WebCam. Don't Miss It.
Sunday, March 21, 2010      6 comments

Molly is precious andher babies are ready to hatch. For those of us who do not have the benefit of life in the countryside to experience things like this, it's absolutely thrilling. Also, threads from all over the country. Very cool. www... Read more
Walk Went Great
Saturday, March 20, 2010      6 comments

We walked extra miles, and faster than usual, so it was a great event for me and my friend. Tomorrow I am driving a senior buddy to lunch. She wants to go to Red Lobster. This is the second weekend in a row I'll have been there. Uhoh!... Read more
Tomorrow's Organized Walk for Charity - The Pros and Cons
Friday, March 19, 2010      4 comments

I'm ready for a beautiful, sunny walk at one of San Diego's pretty venues. It's a non-profit fundraiser, and the total is only about four miles. So, nothing but fun. However, I just heard on the radio that they are expecting 10,000 spring bre... Read more
Increased Number of Pharmaceutical Ads On SP
Thursday, March 18, 2010      7 comments

It's personally perplexing to see an increased number of ads for pharmaceuticals on a health-oriented website. Yes, I know that advertisers keep the site free, but I really don't agree with having these types of ads on here. Seems antithetical... Read more

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